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#297128 - 09/26/20 08:54 PM Re: Mistakes I have seem... [Re: teacher]
Eugene Offline
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Registered: 12/26/02
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You're much more likely to be in such things as a car accident.

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#297129 - 09/27/20 03:24 AM Re: Mistakes I have seem... [Re: Eugene]
Phaedrus Offline
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Registered: 04/28/10
Posts: 2783
Loc: Big Sky Country
Originally Posted By: Eugene
You're much more likely to be in such things as a car accident.


True. But preparedness isn't statistically analyzing the risks, then preparing for #1 and ignoring all the rest. smirk Maybe the most likely risk is a car accident but that doesn't mean you should live on a diet of fast food, cancel your homeowner's insurance and removed the locks from all your doors. wink
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#297152 - 09/30/20 01:45 PM Re: Mistakes I have seem... [Re: chaosmagnet]
nursemike Offline
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Registered: 11/09/06
Posts: 870
Loc: wellington, fl
Originally Posted By: chaosmagnet
I train a bunch of active-duty military, vets, and police officers. They tend to wear plate carriers and plates.

My choice has been that mobility matters more to me than body armor. I’m not morally against body armor, I just don’t think it’s the right choice for me right now.


Maybe it is generational. If you grow up surrounded by plate carriers, you want to have one with you.

I haven't really warmed up to hydration bladders, 5.56 mm weapons or rap music; canteens, shotguns and Bach are quite comforting.

Boomer out-
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#297215 - 10/08/20 07:18 AM Re: Mistakes I have seem... [Re: teacher]
nursetim Offline
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Registered: 08/29/06
Posts: 36
Loc: the last bastion of PHRASECENS...
Do y’all still think he was being “pessimistic” in light of the riots? As a city dweller, I’m pretty sure he had current human behavior well pegged.
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